Category: Security

Security

How to Organise a Small Business Cyber Security Strategy

Read how a two pronged approach to cybersecurity can work for small business to reduce the threat of cyber attacks.

Digital wellbeing

Do I Need Cyber Insurance? Understanding the Importance for Businesses

In this blog post, we will explore the importance of cyber insurance, who should consider it, and the benefits it offers.

Security

Boosting Small Business Security: The Power of Strong Passwords

This article will shed light on the potential risks of weak password practices and how a password manager, specifically Keeper, can mitigate these risks and substantially boost your company's security.

Security

Supply Chain Cyber Attacks: Understanding the Risks and the Importance of Proactive IT Management

In today's interconnected world, even the most robust and well-maintained software can be compromised by cyber attacks that target supply chain dependencies. In this blog post we look at the recent 3CX breach and the importance of proactive IT management.

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Multi-Factor Authentication Set up Guides – Quick Access

Quick access links to all of our guides explaining how to set up MFA on your various accounts.

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How to set up multi-factor authentication for your Instagram account

Why MFA is important and how to set it up to protect your accounts.

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How to set up multi-factor authentication for your Facebook account

Why MFA is important and how to set it up to protect your accounts.

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How to set up multi-factor authentication for your Facebook Messenger account

Why MFA is important and how to set it up to protect your accounts.

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How to set up multi-factor authentication for your LinkedIn account

Why MFA is important and how to set it up to protect your accounts.

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How to set multi-factor authentication for your eBay account

Why MFA is important and how to set it up to protect your accounts.

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How to set up multi-factor authentication for your Apple ID

Why MFA is important and how to set it up to protect your accounts.

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How to set up multi-factor authentication for your PayPal account

Why MFA is important and how to set it up to protect your accounts.

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How to set up multi-factor authentication for WhatsApp

Why MFA is important and how to set it up to protect your accounts.

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How to set up multi-factor authentication for your Yahoo! account

Why MFA is important and how to set it up to protect your accounts.

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How to set up multi-factor authentication for your Twitter Account

Why MFA is important and how to set it up to protect your accounts.

Security

What is MFA (multi factor authentication?)

Is your business protected by using multi-factor authentication? It’s easy to set up and minimises one of the greatest security risks to your data – hacking of employee accounts like Google or M365 that are used to store and share work files.

Security

Black Friday/Cyber Monday scams and how to avoid them

As Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach, we look at how scammers will take advantage of the shopping frenzy.

Security

How to manage employees who cause cybersecurity issues

We explore how to mitigate the risk of employees causing cybersecurity incidents and how to manage any which do occur.

Security

How to protect your business from ransomware

An estimated 304.7 million ransomware attacks occurred in the first half of 2021. We look at what you can do to prevent an attack and protect your business.

Security

New Mobile Scam Alert for Android Devices

Vodafone has been made aware of a Flubot SMS scam and are advising customers to be especially vigilant with this piece of malware and to always be very careful about clicking on any links received in an SMS.

Industry news

Security update required for iPhones and iPads

This week Apple have announced an important security update for iOS and iPadOS 14. This is to fix some security vulnerabilities found in their operating system.  Whereas some vulnerabilities are essentially theories that someone could exploit the vulnerability, these, apple say that these have been actively exploited.  Ultimately this means your phone is at risk […]

Company news

Heliocentrix achieve cyber essentials recertification

Heliocentrix achieve recertification in the National Cyber Security Centres “Cyber Essentials” scheme.

Security

Three ways to secure your Office 365

Office 365 is great because it is in the cloud and is available everywhere.  Office 365 is vulnerable… because it is in the cloud and is available everywhere! Under GDPR regulations business owners have a responsibility to protect their clients and staff data.  It would be great if this were just a one-off exercise that […]

Security

Cryptocurrencies: Is it Pay Day for Cybercrime?

Dr Mike McGuire, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Surrey, teamed up with a virtualisation tech company, Bromium, and produced ‘Into the Web of Profit’ – a research study investigating the socio-economic and spending differences among cybercriminals. The headlines read like the script of a B list Hollywood movie with 15% of cybercriminals spending […]

Industry news

Heliocentrix reviews the NCA Cyber Threat to UK Business Report

The publishing of the Cyber Threat to UK Business Report 2017/18, the new GDPR regulations and the ongoing scandal of Facebook condoning the harvesting of private data means that data security is first page news. We are going to examine some key points of the report in real terms to SMEs. If you think that […]

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The War on Malware

What you need to know about the malware threat In Quarter 3 in 2017, the biggest number of the quarter was the count of new malware, which reached an all-time high of 57.6 million new samples, an increase of 10% from quarter 2. Source: McAfee. In May 2017 the NHS was attacked by the WannaCry […]

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